The "Last Week Tonight" host expresses his outrage at the consumer credit reporting agency and offers some advice about how to protect yourself.
The former University of Massachusetts economics professor explains the historical role of credit in helping to preserve communities.
Creating jobs requires an injection of new money into the American economy. Borrowing from the bond markets or off the balance sheet in public/private partnerships won’t do it. So if Congress won’t issue money directly, it should borrow from banks, which create money out of thin air.
Using technology developed for Bitcoin, central banks around the world could usher in a model of banking and credit that renders private banking obsolete.
Systemic inequalities play a key role in our alarmingly high level of credit card debt.
The leader of the New York City Commission on Human Rights is driven by both a zeal for the public good and personal passion. She is on a mission to give a voice to the voiceless.
A program called "fresh start" began Monday in Croatia and it's as incredible as it sounds.
For the first time, a carrier is selling expensive phones and tablets with zero-percent interest to customers with terrible credit.
One in 10 working Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 are getting their wages garnished. That means their pay is being docked -- often over an old credit card debt, medical bill or student loan.
A group of large banks plans to withhold credit from companies that fail to attach financial value to clean water, forest cover and other natural resources they exploit.